Physiotherapist is a regulated profession in Slovakia (258).
Physiotherapy is registered in the EU regulated professions database with 2 professions:
Physiotherapy is a directly related regulated profession with title “Diplomovaný fyzioterapeut – zdravotnícky pracovník v kategórii asistent” (Certified physiotherapist – medical worker in the category assistant (EN)) recognized under Directive 2005/36/EC(5), ID 5899. System of recognition and application to be checked. All regions. Qualification level: Undefined (7).
Physiotherapy is a directly related regulated profession with title “Fyzioterapia – zdravotnícky pracovnik v kategórii assistant (Physiotherapy – medical worker in the category assistant (EN))” recognized under Directive 2005/36/EC (5), ID 5624. General system of recognition- primary application. Qualification level: PS3 – Diploma of postsecondary level (3-4 years), Art. 11d (7).
5. DIRECTIVE 2005/36/EC OF THE EUROPEAN PARLIAMENT AND OF THE COUNCIL of 7 September 2005 on the recognition of professional qualifications (Text with EEA relevance) (OJ L 255, 30.9.2005, p. 22) Amended up to March 2011, (2005).
7. The European Commission. Regulated professions database. Brussels: EUROPA; 2011 [cited 2012 February 10, ]; Available from: http://ec.europa.eu/internal_market/qualifications/regprof/index.cfm?fuseaction=regProf.index.
258. Slovak Chamber of Physioterapiststs. Physiotherapy in Slovakia. The World Confederation for Physical Therapy (WCPT) 2012 [cited 2012 March 19]; Available from: http://www.physioeurope.org/index.php?action=15#s.